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Geoffrey Boycott

Geoffrey Boycott OBE (born 21 October 1940) is a former Yorkshire and England cricketer. [1]

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Adelaide

Adelaide is the capital city of the state of South Australia, and the fifth-largest city of Australia.

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Adelaide Oval

Adelaide Oval is a stadium in Adelaide, South Australia, located in the parklands between the city centre and North Adelaide.

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Alan Butcher

Alan Raymond Butcher (born 7 January 1954) is a former English cricketer who is part of a family known for its strong cricketing connections.

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Alan Knott

Alan Philip Eric Knott (born 9 April 1946 in Belvedere, Kent), is a former Kent County Cricket Club and English cricketer, as a wicket-keeper-batsman.

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Alastair Cook

Alastair Nathan Cook, MBE (born 25 December 1984) is an English cricketer.

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Alec Stewart

Alec James Stewart OBE (born 8 April 1963) is a retired English cricketer, a right-handed batsman-wicketkeeper and former captain of the England cricket team.

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All-rounder

An all-rounder is a cricketer who regularly performs well at both batting and bowling.

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Allan Lamb

Allan Joseph Lamb (born 20 June 1954) is a former England cricketer and captain who played for the first class teams of Western Province and Northamptonshire.

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Allen & Unwin

Allen & Unwin is an Australian independent publishing company, established in Australia in 1976 as a subsidiary of the British firm George Allen & Unwin Ltd., which was founded by Sir Stanley Unwin in August 1914 and went on to become one of the leading publishers of the twentieth century.

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Andrew Flintoff

Andrew "Freddie" Flintoff (born 6 December 1977) is an English professional cricketer who plays for Brisbane Heat.

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Andy Roberts (cricketer)

Sir Anderson Montgomery Everton "Andy" Roberts, KNH (born 29 January 1951) is a former Antiguan and West Indian cricketer.

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Antigua Recreation Ground

Antigua Recreation Ground is the national stadium of Antigua and Barbuda.

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Apartheid

Apartheid (an Afrikaans word meaning "the state of being apart", literally "apart-hood") was a system of racial segregation in South Africa enforced through legislation by the National Party (NP), the governing party from 1948 to 1994.

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Aurum Press

Aurum Press is an independent English publishing house located in London.

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Australia national cricket team

The Australian cricket team, nicknames as the Kangaroos or the Aussies, is the national cricket team of Australia and the current ICC Cricket World Cup Champions.

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Australian cricket team in England in 1981

The tour by the Australian cricket team in England in 1981 included the 51st Ashes series of Test matches between Australia and England.

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Barbados

Barbados is a sovereign island country in the Lesser Antilles.

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Barnsley

Barnsley (locally) is a town in South Yorkshire, England.

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Barnsley Cricket Club

Barnsley Cricket Club play in the Yorkshire ECB County Premier League, winning the league title in 2006 for the first time in their history.

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Basil D'Oliveira

Basil Lewis D'Oliveira CBE (4 October 1931 – 19 November 2011), known affectionately around the world as "Dolly", was a South African cricketer who played for England.

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Batting (cricket)

In the sport of cricket, batting is the act or skill of hitting the cricket ball with a cricket bat to score runs or prevent the loss of one's wicket.

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Batting order (cricket)

In cricket, the batting order is the sequence in which batsmen play through their team's innings, there always being two batsmen taking part at any one time.

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BBC

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is the public-service broadcaster of the United Kingdom, headquartered at Broadcasting House in London.

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BBC News

BBC News is an operational business division of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) responsible for the gathering and broadcasting of news and current affairs.

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BBC Radio

BBC Radio is an operational business division and service of the British Broadcasting Corporation (which has operated in the United Kingdom under the terms of a Royal Charter since 1927).

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BBC Radio 4

BBC Radio 4 is a radio station owned and operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) that broadcasts a wide variety of spoken-word programmes including news, drama, comedy, science and history.

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BBC Radio 5 Live

BBC Radio 5 Live is the BBC's national radio service that specialises in live BBC News, phone-ins, interviews and sports commentaries.

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BBC Radio Leeds

BBC Radio Leeds is the BBC Local Radio service for the English metropolitan county of West Yorkshire.

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Berg Publishers

Berg Publishers was an academic publishing company based in Oxford, England that was founded in 1983 by Marion Berghahn.

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Bermuda national cricket team

The Bermuda national cricket team is the team that represents the British overseas territory of Bermuda in international cricket matches. The team is organised by the Bermuda Cricket Board (BCB), which became an associate member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) in 1966. A Bermudian national team was first organised in 1891, when a tour of New York City arranged. In the years before World War I, Bermuda and American teams (including the Philadelphians) frequently exchanged tours, although it was not until 1912, when Australia toured, that the national team played a full international. After the 1920s, the focus of Bermudian cricket moved away from the United States towards the countries of the West Indies, although frequent tours from West Indian teams began only in the 1950s. The national team also played matches against international teams travelling to and from tours of the West Indies. However, only one of these games, against New Zealand in 1972, held status. The ICC Trophy (now the World Cup Qualifier) commenced in 1979 as the first World Cup qualifying tournament for ICC associate members. Bermuda made the semi-finals that year, and at 1982 edition made the final, losing to Zimbabwe. However, the side did not qualify for the World Cup, as it featured only one associate qualifier. By the time of the 2005 ICC Trophy, the number of associate qualifiers had been increased to six. By making the semi-finals that year, Bermuda qualified for the 2007 World Cup, becoming the smallest country to do so (both in terms of population and area). The team also received One Day International (ODI) and Twenty20 International (T20I) status until 2009. However, Bermuda performed poorly both at the World Cup and in subsequent ODI series, and after the 2009 World Cup Qualifier was relegated to the 2011 World Cricket League Division Two tournament. The team has since dropped two more divisions, with its next World Cricket League tournament being the 2016 Division Four event.

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Bill Athey

Charles William Jeffrey "Bill" Athey (born 27 September 1957, Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England) is a retired English first-class cricketer, who played for England, and first class cricket for Gloucestershire, Yorkshire and Sussex; he also played a solitary one-day game for Worcestershire.

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Bill Foord

Charles William 'Bill' Foord (11 June 1924 – 8 July 2015) was an English first-class cricketer from Scarborough, Yorkshire, England, who played 51 first-class matches for Yorkshire County Cricket Club between 1947 and 1953.

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Billy Bremner

William John "Billy" Bremner (9 December 1942 – 7 December 1997) was a Scotland international footballer and manager.

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Billy Sutcliffe

William "Billy" Herbert Hobbs Sutcliffe (10 October 1926 – 16 September 1998) was an English amateur first-class cricketer, and the son of Herbert Sutcliffe; his middle name was in honour of Jack Hobbs.

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Birmingham

Birmingham is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England.

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Birthday Honours

Birthday Honours is, in some Commonwealth realms, the marking of the reigning monarch's official birthday by granting various individuals appointment into national or dynastic orders or the award of decorations and medals.

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Blackboard

A blackboard (UK English) or chalkboard (US English; also blackboard) is a reusable writing surface on which text or drawings are made with sticks of calcium sulphate or calcium carbonate, known, when used for this purpose, as chalk.

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Bob Barber (cricketer)

Robert William "Bob" Barber (born 26 September 1935 in Withington, Manchester) is a former English cricketer who played first-class cricket for Cambridge University, Lancashire and Warwickshire from 1954 to 1969.

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Bob Simpson (cricketer)

Robert Baddeley Simpson AO (born 3 February 1936) is a former cricketer who played for New South Wales, Western Australia and Australia, captaining the national team from 1963–64 until 1967–68, and again in 1977–78.

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Bob Willis

Robert George Dylan Willis MBE (born Robert George Willis on 30 May 1949), known as Bob Willis, is an English former cricketer who played for Surrey, Warwickshire, Northern Transvaal and England.

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Boston Spa

Boston Spa is a village and civil parish in the City of Leeds metropolitan borough in West Yorkshire, England.

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Boundary (cricket)

In cricket a boundary is the edge or boundary of the playing field, or a scoring shot where the ball is hit to or beyond that point.

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Bourda

The Bourda or Georgetown Cricket Club Ground is a cricket ground in Georgetown, Guyana, used by the Guyanese cricket team for matches with other nations in the Caribbean as well as some Test matches involving the West Indies.

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Bowling (cricket)

In the sport of cricket bowling is the action of propelling the ball toward the wicket defended by a batsman.

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Brian Close

Dennis Brian Close, CBE (24 February 1931 – 13 September 2015) was an English cricketer, the youngest man ever to play Test cricket for England.

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Brian Clough

Brian Howard Clough, OBE (21 March 1935 – 20 September 2004) was an English football player and manager.

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Brian Luckhurst

Brian William Luckhurst (5 February 1939 – 1 March 2005) was an English cricketer, who played his entire county career for Kent County Cricket Club.

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Brian Rose (cricketer)

Brian Charles Rose (born 4 June 1950, Dartford, Kent, England) is an English former cricketer, who played in nine Tests and two ODIs for England from 1977 to 1981.

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Bridgetown

Bridgetown (metropolitan pop 110,000 (2014)) is the capital and largest city of the nation of Barbados.

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Cambridge University Cricket Club

Cambridge University Cricket Club is a first-class cricket team.

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Cape Town

Cape Town (Kaapstad; Ikapa) ranks third among the most populous urban areas in South Africa, after Johannesburg, and has roughly the same population as the Durban Metropolitan Area.

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Channel 4

Channel 4 is a British public-service television broadcaster which began transmission on 2 November 1982.

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Channel Islands

The Channel Islands (Norman: Îles d'la Manche, French: Îles Anglo-Normandes or Îles de la Manche) are an archipelago of British Crown Dependencies in the English Channel, off the French coast of Normandy.

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Coal mining

The goal of coal mining is to obtain coal from the ground.

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Colin Cowdrey

Michael Colin Cowdrey, Baron Cowdrey of Tonbridge, CBE (24 December 19324 December 2000), better known as Colin Cowdrey, played for Oxford University Cricket Club (1952–54), Kent County Cricket Club (1950-76) and the England cricket team (1954–75).

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Colin Croft

Colin Everton Hunte Croft (born 15 March 1953) is a former West Indian cricketer.

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Colin Milburn

Colin Milburn (nicknamed Ollie; 23 October 1941 – 28 February 1990) was an English cricketer, who played in nine Test matches for England, before an accident led to the loss of much of his sight and prompted his retirement.

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Contact lens

A contact lens, or simply contact, is a thin lens placed directly on the surface of the eye.

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Cornea

The cornea is the transparent front part of the eye that covers the iris, pupil, and anterior chamber.

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Corridor of uncertainty

The corridor of uncertainty is a phrase originating from the sport of cricket.

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County Championship

The County Championship (currently known as the LV.

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Cricket

Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of 11 players each on a field at the centre of which is a rectangular 22-yard-long pitch.

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Cricket nets

A cricket net is a practice net used by batsmen and bowlers to warm up and/or improve their cricketing techniques.

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CricketArchive

CricketArchive is a website that aims to provide a comprehensive archive of records relating to the sport of cricket.

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Cure

A cure is the end of a medical condition; the substance or procedure that ends the medical condition, such as a medication, a surgical operation, a change in lifestyle, or even a philosophical mindset that helps end a person's sufferings.

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Daily Mail

The Daily Mail is a British daily middle-marketPeter Wilby, New Statesman, 19 December 2013 (online version: 2 January 2014) tabloid newspaper owned by the Daily Mail and General Trust.

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David Bairstow

David Leslie Bairstow (1 September 1951 – 5 January 1998) was an English cricketer, who played for Yorkshire and England as a wicket-keeper.

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David Gower

David Ivon Gower OBE (born 1 April 1957) is a former English cricketer who became the captain of the England cricket team during the 1980s.

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Delhi

Delhi (Dilli), officially the National Capital Territory of Delhi, is the Capital territory of India.

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Dennis Amiss

Dennis Leslie Amiss MBE (born 7 April 1943, Harborne, Birmingham, Warwickshire) was an English cricketer and cricket administrator.

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Dennis Lillee

Dennis Keith Lillee, AM, MBE (born 18 July 1949 in Subiaco, Western Australia) is a former Australian cricketer rated as the "outstanding fast bowler of his generation".

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Derbyshire County Cricket Club

Derbyshire County Cricket Club is one of the 18 first-class county clubs which make up the England and Wales domestic cricket structure, representing the historic county of Derbyshire.

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Derek Birley

Sir Derek Birley (31 May 1926 – 14 May 2002) was a distinguished English educationalist and a prize-winning writer on the social history of sport, particularly, cricket.

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Derek Randall

Derek William Randall (born 24 February 1951, Retford, Nottinghamshire, England) is an English former cricketer, who played first-class cricket for Nottinghamshire, and Tests and ODIs for England in the late 1970s and early 1980s.

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Dickie Bird

Harold Dennis "Dickie" Bird, OBE (born 19 April 1933, Barnsley, Yorkshire, England), is a retired English international cricket umpire.

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Don Brennan (cricketer)

Donald Vincent Brennan (10 February 1920 – 9 January 1985) was an English cricketer, who played in two Tests in 1951.

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Doosra

A doosra is a particular type of delivery by an off-spin bowler in the sport of cricket.

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Dorset

Dorset (or archaically, Dorsetshire), is a county in South West England on the English Channel coast.

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Duck (cricket)

In cricket, a duck is a batsman's dismissal for a score of zero.

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Ebury Publishing

Ebury Publishing is a division of Penguin Random House, and is a well-known publisher of general non-fiction books in the UK.

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Edgbaston Cricket Ground

Edgbaston Cricket Ground, also known as the County Ground or Edgbaston Stadium, is a cricket ground in the Edgbaston area of Birmingham, England.

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Edinburgh University Press

Edinburgh University Press is a scholarly publisher of academic books and journals, based in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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England

England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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England cricket team

The England cricket team is the team that represents England and Wales (and until 1992 also Scotland) in international cricket.

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English cricket team in Australia in 1970–71

Ray Illingworth captained the English cricket team in Australia in 1970–71, playing as England in the 1970-71 Ashes series against the Australians and as the MCC in their other matches on the tour.

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Eric Russell (cricketer)

Eric Russell (born William Eric Russell, 3 July 1936, Dumbarton, Scotland) is an English former cricketer.

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Esophageal cancer

Esophageal cancer (or oesophageal cancer) is cancer arising from the esophagus—the food pipe that runs between the throat and the stomach.

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ESPNcricinfo

ESPNcricinfo (formerly CricInfo) is a sports news website exclusively for the game of cricket.

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Essex County Cricket Club

Essex County Cricket Club is one of the 18 major county clubs which make up the English and Welsh national cricket structure, representing the historic county of Essex.

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European Parliament election, 2004 (United Kingdom)

The European Parliament election, 2004 was the United Kingdom's part of the wider European Parliament election, 2004 which was held between 10 and 13 June 2004 in the 25 member states of the European Union.

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Feroz Shah Kotla

The Feroz Shah Kotla (Hindi: फ़िरोज़ शाह कोटला, Punjabi: ਫ਼ਿਰੋਜ਼ ਸ਼ਾਹ ਕੋਟਲਾ, Urdu: فروز شاہ کوٹلا) or Kotla (Hindi: कोटला, Punjabi: ਕੋਟਲਾ, Urdu: کوٹلا) was a fortress built by Sultan Feroz Shah Tughlaq to house his version of Delhi city called Ferozabad.

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Fielding (cricket)

Fielding in the sport of cricket is the action of fielders in collecting the ball after it is struck by the batsman, in such a way either to limit the number of runs that the batsman scores or to get the batsman out by catching the ball in flight or running the batsman out.

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First-class cricket

First-class cricket is a standard of the sport of cricket comprising matches of three or more days' scheduled duration between two sides of eleven players each, officially adjudged to be first-class by virtue of the standard of the competing teams.

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Fitzwilliam, West Yorkshire

Fitzwilliam is a small village on the edge of West Yorkshire, England in the City of Wakefield district.

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Frank Tyson

Frank Holmes Tyson (6 June 1930 – 27 September 2015) was an England cricketer of the 1950s, who also worked as a schoolmaster, journalist, cricket coach and cricket commentator after emigrating to Australia in 1960.

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Fred Titmus

Frederick John Titmus MBE (24 November 1932 – 23 March 2011) was an English cricketer, whose first-class career spanned five decades.

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Fred Trueman

Frederick Sewards Trueman, OBE (6 February 19311 July 2006) was an English cricketer, mainly active from 1948 to 1968, who played for Yorkshire and England.

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Friends Provident Trophy

The Friends Provident Trophy was a one-day cricket competition in the United Kingdom.

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Garfield Sobers

Sir Garfield St Aubrun Sobers, AO, OCC (born 28 July 1936), also known as Gary or Garry Sobers, is a former cricketer who played for the West Indies between 1954 and 1974, and is widely considered to be cricket's greatest all-rounder.

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Gauteng cricket team

Gauteng cricket team (formerly Transvaal cricket team) is the first-class cricket team of the province of Gauteng (previously Transvaal; Gauteng was called Transvaal from April 1890 to April 1997) in South Africa.

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GCE Ordinary Level

The O Level (Ordinary Level) is a subject-based qualification conferred as part of the General Certificate of Education.

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Geoff Arnold

Geoffrey Graham "Geoff" Arnold (born 3 September 1944) is an English cricketer who played 34 Tests and 14 One Day Internationals for England.

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Georgetown, Guyana

Georgetown is the capital of Guyana, located in Region 4, which is also known as the Demerara-Mahaica region.

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Glamorgan County Cricket Club

Glamorgan County Cricket Club (Criced Morgannwg) is one of the 18 major county clubs which make up the English and Welsh national cricket structure, representing the historic county of Glamorgan aka Glamorganshire (Morgannwg).

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Graham Gooch

Graham Alan Gooch OBE DL (born 23 July 1953) is a former English cricketer who captained Essex and England.

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Graham McKenzie

Graham Douglas McKenzie (born 24 June 1941) – commonly called Garth McKenzie after the comic strip hero – is an Australian cricketer who played for Western Australia (1960–74), Leicestershire (1969–75), Transvaal (1979–80) and Australia (1961–71) and was a Wisden Cricketer of the Year in 1965.

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Graham Stevenson

Graham Barry Stevenson (16 December 1955 – 21 January 2014) was an English cricketer, who played in two Tests and four One Day Internationals from 1980 to 1981.

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Grahame Corling

Grahame Edward Corling (born 13 July 1941, Waratah, New South Wales) is a former Australian cricketer who played in 5 Tests in 1964.

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Grammar school

A grammar school is one of several different types of school in the history of education in the United Kingdom and other English-speaking countries, originally a school teaching classical languages but more recently an academically oriented secondary school.

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Greg Chappell

Gregory Stephen Chappell MBE (born 7 August 1948) is a former cricketer who captained Australia between 1975 and 1977 and then joined the breakaway World Series Cricket (WSC) organisation, before returning to the Australian captaincy in 1979, a position he held until his retirement 1984.

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Hamish Hamilton

Hamish Hamilton Limited was a British book publishing house, founded in 1931 eponymously by the half-Scot half-American Jamie Hamilton (Hamish is the vocative form of the Gaelic 'Seamus', James the English form – which was also his given name, and Jamie the diminutive form).

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HarperCollins

HarperCollins Publishers LLC is one of the world's largest publishing companies and, alongside Hachette, Holtzbrinck/Macmillan, Penguin Random House, and Simon & Schuster, is part of the "Big Five" English-language publishing companies.

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Head and neck cancer

Head and neck cancer is cancer that starts in the lip, oral cavity (mouth), nasal cavity (inside the nose), paranasal sinuses, pharynx, and larynx.

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Headingley Stadium

Headingley Stadium is a sporting complex in the suburb of Headingley in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England.

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Herbert Sutcliffe

Herbert Sutcliffe (born 24 November 1894 at Summerbridge, Nidderdale, West Riding of Yorkshire; died 22 January 1978 at Cross Hills, North Yorkshire) was an English professional cricketer who represented Yorkshire and England as an opening batsman.

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Hyderabad, Sindh

Hyderabad (حيدرآباد, حيدرآباد) is a city located in the Sindh province of Pakistan.

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Ian Botham

Sir Ian Terence Botham, OBE (born 24 November 1955) is a former England Test cricketer and Test team captain, and current cricket commentator.

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Ian Wooldridge

Ian Wooldridge, OBE (14 January 1932 – 4 March 2007) was a British sports journalist.

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IMG (company)

IMG, originally known as the International Management Group, is a global sports, other events and talent management company headquartered in New York City.

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India national cricket team

The Indian cricket team, also known as Team India and Men in Blue, is the national cricket team of India.

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Innings

An innings is a fixed-duration segment of a game in cricket, during which one team attempts to score while the other team attempts to prevent the first from scoring.

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International Cricket Council

The International Cricket Council (ICC) is the international governing body of cricket.

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Jack Hobbs

Sir John Berry "Jack" Hobbs (16 December 1882 – 21 December 1963) was an English professional cricketer who played for Surrey from 1905 to 1934 and for England in 61 Test matches between 1908 and 1930.

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Jeff Thomson

Jeffrey Robert Thomson (born 16 August 1950 in Greenacre, New South Wales) is a former Australian cricketer.

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Jersey

Jersey (Jèrriais: Jèrri), officially the Bailiwick of Jersey (Bailliage de Jersey; Jèrriais: Bailliage dé Jèrri), is a possession of the Crown in right of Jersey, off the coast of Normandy, France.

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Joel Garner

Joel Garner (born 16 December 1952), also known as "Big Joel" or "Big Bird", is a former West Indian cricketer, and a member of the highly regarded late 1970s and early '80s West Indies cricket teams.

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John Arlott

Leslie Thomas John Arlott OBE (25 February 1914 – 14 December 1991) was an English journalist, author and cricket commentator for the BBC's Test Match Special.

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John Edrich

John Hugh Edrich, (born 21 June 1937) is a former English cricketer who, during a career that ran from 1956 to 1978, was considered one of the best batsmen of his generation.

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John Gleeson (cricketer)

John William Gleeson (born 14 March 1938 in Kyogle, New South Wales) is a former Australian cricketer who played in 29 Tests from 1967 to 1972.

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John Hampshire (cricketer, born 1941)

John Harry Hampshire (born 10 February 1941, Thurnscoe (near Barnsley, Yorkshire) better known as Jack Hampshire, is a former English cricketer, who played eight Tests and three ODIs for England between 1969 and 1975. He played first-class cricket for Yorkshire from 1961 to 1981, and for Derbyshire from 1982 to 1984. Overseas, he was a successful captain of Tasmania in the period before the state was included in the Sheffield Shield. Cricket writer, Colin Bateman, remarked, "Hampshire thrilled English cricket supporters when he scored a century at Lord's on his Test debut – a unique achievement for an England player. An attractive middle-order stroke-player, Hampshire looked one for the future but he was dropped after one more match".

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John Murray (cricketer)

John Thomas Murray MBE (born 1 April 1935, North Kensington, London, England) is a former English cricketer.

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John Snow (cricketer)

John Augustine Snow (born 13 October 1941) played cricket for Sussex and England in the 1960s and 1970s.

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John Woodcock (cricket writer)

John Charles Woodcock OBE (born 7 August 1926) is an English cricket writer and journalist.

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Johnny Lawrence

John Lawrence, known as "Johnny", was a diminutive Yorkshire-born all-round cricketer whose middle or lower order batting and leg-break and googly bowling were of great importance to Somerset in the 10 cricket seasons immediately after the Second World War.

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Keith Fletcher

Keith William Robert Fletcher (20 May 1944, Worcester, Worcestershire, England) is an English former cricketer, who played for Essex and England.

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Ken Barrington

Kenneth Frank Barrington (24 November 1930 – 14 March 1981), better known as Ken Barrington, played for the England cricket team and Surrey County Cricket Club in the 1950s and 1960s.

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Ken Taylor (cricketer, born 1935)

Ken Taylor (born Kenneth Taylor, 21 August 1935, Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England) is an English former cricketer, who played in three Tests for England from 1959 to 1964.

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Kersi Meher-Homji

Kersi Meher-Homji is an Australian journalist, author and biographer.

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Kevin Pietersen

Kevin Peter Pietersen MBE (born 27 June 1980) is a South African-born English cricketer.

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Kinsley, West Yorkshire

Kinsley is a village in the civil parish of Hemsworth, and the City of Wakefield district of West Yorkshire, England.

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Lahore

Lahore (ALA-LC:; لہور, لاہور ALA-LC) is the capital city of the Pakistani province of Punjab, the second largest metropolitan area in the country and 16th most populous city in the world.

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Lancashire County Cricket Club

Lancashire County Cricket Club represents the historic county of Lancashire in cricket’s County Championship.

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Leeds

Leeds is a city in West Yorkshire, England.

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Leeds General Infirmary

Leeds General Infirmary, also known as the LGI, is a large teaching hospital based in the centre of Leeds, West Yorkshire, England, and is part of the Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.

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Leeds United F.C.

Leeds United Football Club is an English football club in Leeds, West Yorkshire.

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Leicestershire County Cricket Club

Leicestershire County Cricket Club is one of the 18 major county clubs which make up the English and Welsh national cricket structure, representing the historic county of Leicestershire.

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Len Hutton

Sir Leonard "Len" Hutton (23 June 1916 – 6 September 1990) was an English Test cricketer, who played for Yorkshire and England before and after the Second World War as an opening batsman.

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Leo McKinstry

Leo McKinstry (born 1962) is a British journalist and author.

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List A cricket

List A cricket is a classification of the limited-overs (one-day) form of the sport of cricket.

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List of cricket commentators

This is a list of media commentators and writers on the sport of cricket.

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List of Test cricket records

Test cricket is played between international cricket teams who are Full Members of the International Cricket Council (ICC).

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Listed building

A listed building, in the United Kingdom, is one that has been placed on the Statutory List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest.

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Lord's Cricket Ground

Lord's Cricket Ground, generally known as Lord's, is a cricket venue in St John's Wood, London.

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Lung cancer

Lung cancer, also known as carcinoma of the lung or pulmonary carcinoma, is a malignant lung tumor characterized by uncontrolled cell growth in tissues of the lung.

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Manchester

Manchester is a city and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England, with a population of 514,417 in 2013.

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Mangle (machine)

A mangle (as it is called in the United Kingdom) or wringer (as it is called in the United States) is a mechanical laundry aid consisting of two rollers in a sturdy frame, connected by cogs and, in its home version, powered by a hand crank or electrically.

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Marcus Trescothick

Marcus Edward Trescothick, MBE (born 25 December 1975 in Keynsham, Somerset) is an English cricketer.

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Mark Nicholas

Mark Charles Jefford Nicholas (born 29 September 1957) is an English cricket commentator and former player.

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Mark Ramprakash

Mark Ravin Ramprakash, MBE (born 5 September 1969) is a former English cricketer.

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Martyn Moxon

Martyn Douglas Moxon (born 4 May 1960, Stairfoot, Barnsley, Yorkshire) is a former English cricketer, who played ten Tests and eight One Day Internationals for England and appeared for Yorkshire for 17 seasons from 1981 to 1997.

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Marylebone Cricket Club

Marylebone Cricket Club is a cricket club in London, England founded in 1787.

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Michael Holding

Michael Anthony Holding (born 16 February 1954) is a former West Indian cricketer.

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Michael Parkinson

Sir Michael Parkinson, (born 28 March 1935) is an English broadcaster, journalist and author.

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Middlesex County Cricket Club

Middlesex County Cricket Club is one of the 18 major county clubs which make up the English and Welsh domestic cricket structure, representing the historic county of Middlesex.

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Mike Brearley

John Michael "Mike" Brearley OBE (born 28 April 1942) is a retired English first-class cricketer who captained Cambridge University, Middlesex, and England.

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Mike Denness

Michael Henry Denness OBE (1 December 1940 – 19 April 2013) was a Scottish cricketer who played for England, Scotland, Kent and Essex.

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Mike Watkinson

Mike Watkinson (born 1 August 1961 in Westhoughton, Lancashire) is a former English cricketer who played four test matches and one One Day International in the mid-1990s.

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Ministry of Pensions and National Insurance

The Ministry of Pensions and National Insurance or MPNI was a British government ministry responsible for the administration and delivery of welfare benefits.

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Niaz Stadium

The Niaz Stadium is a cricket ground in Hyderabad, Pakistan.

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Northamptonshire County Cricket Club

Northamptonshire County Cricket Club is one of the 18 major county clubs which make up the English and Welsh domestic cricket structure, representing the historic county of Northamptonshire.

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Not out

In cricket, a batsman will be not out if he comes out to bat in an innings and has not been dismissed by the end of the innings.

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Nottingham

Nottingham is a city in Nottinghamshire, England, south of Sheffield and north of Leicester.

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Number

A number is a mathematical object used to count, measure and label.

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Old Trafford Cricket Ground

Old Trafford, known for sponsorship reasons as Emirates Old Trafford, is a cricket ground in Old Trafford, Greater Manchester, England.

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One Day International

A One Day International (ODI) is a form of limited overs cricket, played between two teams with international status, in which each team faces a fixed number of overs, usually fifty.

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Order of the British Empire

The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is the "order of chivalry of British democracy", rewarding contributions to the arts and sciences, work with charitable and welfare organisations and public service outside the Civil Service.

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Ossett

Ossett is a market town within the metropolitan district of the City of Wakefield, in West Yorkshire, England.

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Pakistan

Pakistan (or; پاكستان ALA-LC), officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan (اسلامی جمہوریۂ پاكستان ALA-LC), is a sovereign country in South Asia.

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Pakistani cricket team in England in 1962

The Pakistan cricket team toured England in the 1962 season to play a five-match Test series against England.

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Pan Books

Pan Books is a publishing imprint that first became active in the 1940s and is now part of the British-based Macmillan Publishers, owned by the Georg von Holtzbrinck Publishing Group of Germany.

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Parkinson (TV series)

Parkinson is a British television chat show that was presented by Michael Parkinson.

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Paul Collingwood

Paul David Collingwood MBE (born 26 May 1976) is an English cricketer.

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Pavilion Books

Pavilion Books Holdings Ltd is a publishing company with headquarters at 1, Gower Street, London WC1.

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Penrith, Cumbria

Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England.

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Perth

Perth is the capital and largest city of the Australian state of Western Australia.

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Peter Lever

Peter Lever (born 17 September 1940, Todmorden, Yorkshire, England) is a former English cricketer, who played in seventeen Tests and ten ODIs for England from 1970 to 1975.

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Peter Wynne-Thomas

Peter Wynne-Thomas (born Retford, Nottinghamshire on 30 July 1934) is an English cricket writer, historian and statistician who has for many years been the archivist and librarian of Nottinghamshire CCC.

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Phil Carrick

Phillip Carrick (16 July 1952 – 11 January 2000) was an English first-class cricketer, who played for Yorkshire County Cricket Club between 1970 and 1993.

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Pinafore

A pinafore (colloquially a pinny in British English) is a sleeveless garment worn as an apron.

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Podcast

A podcast is a form of digital media that consists of an episodic series of audio or digital radio, subscribed to and downloaded through web syndication or streamed online to a computer or mobile device.

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Pontefract

Pontefract is a historic market town in West Yorkshire, England, near the A1 (or Great North Road) and the M62 motorway.

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Port Elizabeth

Port Elizabeth or The Bay (Bhayi; iBhayi; Die Baai) is one of the largest cities in South Africa, situated in the Eastern Cape Province, east of Cape Town.

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Port of Spain

Port of Spain, also written as Port-of-Spain, is the capital of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago and the country's third-largest municipality, after Chaguanas and San Fernando.

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Queen's Park Oval

The Queen's Park Oval is a sports stadium in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago.

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Queensland cricket team

The Queensland cricket team or the Queensland Bulls, is the Brisbane-based Queensland representative cricket side in Australia's domestic cricket tournaments.

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Radiation therapy

Radiation therapy or radiotherapy, often abbreviated RT, RTx, or XRT, is therapy using ionizing radiation, generally as part of cancer treatment to control or kill malignant cells.

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Raquel Welch

Raquel Welch (born Jo Raquel Tejada; September 5, 1940) is an American actress and singer.

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Ray Illingworth

Raymond ("Ray") Illingworth CBE (born 8 June 1932) is a former English cricketer, cricket commentator and cricket administrator.

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Rhubarb

Rhubarb (Rheum rhabarbarum) is a species of plant in the family Polygonaceae.

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Richard Hutton (cricketer)

Richard Anthony Hutton (born 6 September 1942) is a former English cricketer, who played in five Tests for England in 1971.

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Ricky Ponting

Ricky Thomas Ponting, AO (born 19 December 1974), nicknamed Punter, is an Australian former cricketer who was captain of the Australia national cricket team during its 'golden era'; between 2004 and 2011 in Test cricket and 2002 and 2011 in One Day International cricket.

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Ronnie Burnet

Ronnie Burnet OBE (b. John Ronald Burnet, 11 October 1918, Saltaire, Shipley - 6 March 1999) was an English cricketer and the last amateur captain of Yorkshire County Cricket Club.

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Roses Match

The Roses Match refers to any game of cricket played between Yorkshire County Cricket Club and Lancashire County Cricket Club.

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Routledge

Routledge is a British multinational publisher.

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Roy Harper

Roy Harper (born 12 June 1941) is an English folk rock singer, songwriter and guitarist who has been a professional musician since 1964.

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Roy Marshall

Roy Edwin Marshall (25 April 1930 – 27 October 1992) was a West Indian cricketer who played in four Tests from 1951 to 1952.

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Run out

Run out is a method of dismissal in the sport of cricket.

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Ryan McLaren

Ryan McLaren (born 9 February 1983, Kimberley, Cape Province, South Africa) is a South African cricketer.

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Saeed Ajmal

Saeed Ajmal (Punjabi,; born 14 October 1977)(Sitara-e-Imtiaz) is a Pakistani cricketer.

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Sandbanks

Sandbanks is a small peninsula or spit (1 km2 or 0.39 sq mi) crossing the mouth of Poole Harbour on the English Channel coast at Poole in Dorset, England.

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Seam bowling

Seam bowling is a phrase used for a bowling technique in cricket whereby the ball is deliberately bowled on to its seam, to cause a random deviation.

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Secondary modern school

A secondary modern school is a type of secondary school that existed throughout England, Wales and Northern Ireland, from 1944 until the early 1970s, under the Tripartite System, and was designed for the majority of pupils – those who do not achieve scores in the top 25% of the eleven plus examination.

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Shropshire

Shropshire (or; alternatively Salop;Blandings: English Counties – broken link abbreviated, in print only, Shrops) is a county in the West Midlands of England.

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Simon & Schuster

Simon & Schuster, Inc., a division of CBS Corporation, is a publisher founded in New York City in 1924 by Richard L. Simon and M. Lincoln ("Max") Schuster.

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Simon Hughes (cricketer)

Simon Peter Hughes (born 20 December 1959, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey), also known as The Analyst, is an English cricketer and journalist.

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Sky (United Kingdom)

Sky UK Limited (formerly British Sky Broadcasting or BSkyB) is a British telecommunications company which serves the United Kingdom.

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South Africa

South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa, is the southernmost country in Africa.

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South African rebel tours

The South African rebel tours were a series of seven cricket tours staged between 1982 and 1990.

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Sphere Books

Sphere Books is the name of two British paperback publishers.

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Spleen

The spleen (from Greek σπλήν—splḗn) is an organ found in virtually all vertebrates.

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Sports commentator

In sports broadcasting, a sports commentator (also known as sports announcer, sportscaster or play-by-play announcer) gives a running commentary of a game or event in real time, usually during a live broadcast, traditionally delivered in the historical present tense.

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St George's Oval

St George’s Park Cricket Ground (also known as St George's Park, Crusaders Ground or simply Crusaders) is a cricket ground in St George's Park, Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

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St. John's, Antigua and Barbuda

St.

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Steve Harmison

Stephen James Harmison, MBE, DL (born 23 October 1978) is an English football manager and retired cricketer.

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Strike rate

Strike rate refers to two different statistics in the sport of cricket.

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Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Manohar "Sunny" Gavaskar (born 10 July 1949) is an Indian former cricketer who played during the 1970s and 1980s for the Mumbai cricket team and Indian national team.

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Sydney Cricket Ground

The Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) is a sports stadium in Sydney, Australia.

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Talksport

Talksport (styled as talkSPORT), owned by UTV Radio, is the world’s largest sports radio station and Global Audio Partner of the Premier League.

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Ted Lester

Edward Ibson Lester (18 February 1923 – 23 March 2015) was an English first-class cricketer who played for Yorkshire County Cricket Club.

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Test and County Cricket Board

The Test and County Cricket Board (TCCB) was established in 1968 to oversee Test and county cricket in England, replacing the functions of the Board of Control for Test Matches and the Advisory County Cricket Committee.

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Test cricket

Test cricket is the longest form of the sport of cricket.

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Test Match Special

Test Match Special (also known as TMS) is a British radio programme covering professional cricket, broadcast on BBC Radio 4 (long wave), Five Live Sports Extra (digital) and via the internet to the United Kingdom and (where broadcasting rights permit) the rest of the world.

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The Daily Telegraph

The Daily Telegraph is a British daily morning English-language broadsheet newspaper, published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed throughout the United Kingdom and internationally.

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The History Press

The History Press is a British publishing company specialising in the publication of titles devoted to local and specialist history.

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The Mail on Sunday

The Mail on Sunday is a British conservative newspaper, published in a tabloid format.

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The Oval

The Oval, currently known for sponsorship reasons as the Kia Oval, is an international cricket ground at Kennington, in the London Borough of Lambeth, South London.

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The Sun (United Kingdom)

The Sun is a daily tabloid newspaper published in the United Kingdom and Ireland.

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The Times

The Times is a British daily national newspaper based in London.

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The Wisden Cricketer

The Wisden Cricketer is the world's best-selling monthly cricket magazine.

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The Yorkshire Post

The Yorkshire Post is a daily broadsheet newspaper, published in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England, covering the whole of Yorkshire as well as parts of north Derbyshire and Lincolnshire.

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Tim Robinson (cricketer)

Robert Timothy "Tim" Robinson (born 21 November 1958) is a former English cricketer, and current cricket umpire who played in 29 Tests and 26 ODIs for England from 1984 to 1989.

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Tom Graveney

Thomas William Graveney OBE (born 16 June 1927) is a former English cricketer and was the President of the Marylebone Cricket Club for 2004/5.

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Tony Greig

Anthony William "Tony" Greig (6 October 194629 December 2012) was an England Test cricket captain turned commentator.

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Trent Bridge

Trent Bridge is a Test, One-day international and County cricket ground located in West Bridgford, Nottinghamshire, England and is also the headquarters of Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club.

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Twenty20

Twenty20 cricket, sometimes written Twenty-20, and often abbreviated to T20, is a short form of cricket.

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UK Independence Party

The UK Independence Party (UKIP) is a Eurosceptic and right-wing populist political party in the United Kingdom.

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Vertebral column

The vertebral column, also known as the backbone or spine, is a bony skeletal structure found in vertebrates.

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Vic Wilson (cricketer)

John Victor "Vic" Wilson (17 January 1921 – 5 June 2008) was an English first-class cricketer, who played for and captained Yorkshire.

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Viv Richards

Sir Isaac Vivian Alexander Richards, KNH, OBE (born 7 March 1952), known as Viv Richards, is a former West Indian cricketer.

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Vortextuality

Vortextuality is a concept developed in the work of Garry Whannel, a leading academic thinker working in the area of the cultural analysis of media sport.

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Wakefield

Wakefield is a city and the main settlement and administrative centre of the City of Wakefield, a metropolitan district of West Yorkshire, England.

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Wally Hammond

Walter Reginald "Wally" Hammond (19 June 1903 – 1 July 1965) was an English Test cricketer who played for Gloucestershire in a career that lasted from 1920 to 1951.

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Walter Lawrence Trophy

The Walter Lawrence Trophy is an annual award made to the player who has scored the fastest century in English domestic county cricket that season, in terms of balls received (not counting wides).

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Wayne Larkins

Wayne Larkins (born 22 November 1953, Roxton, Bedfordshire, England) is a former English cricketer, who represented Northamptonshire, Durham and Bedfordshire as an opening batsman throughout his career.

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West Indies

The West Indies is a region of the Caribbean Basin and North Atlantic Ocean that includes the many islands and island nations of the Antilles and the Lucayan Archipelago.

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West Riding of Yorkshire

The West Riding of Yorkshire is one of the three historic subdivisions of Yorkshire, England.

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West Yorkshire

West Yorkshire is a metropolitan county within the Yorkshire and the Humber region of England with a population of 2.2 million.

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When an Old Cricketer Leaves the Crease

"When an Old Cricketer Leaves the Crease" is a track on the Roy Harper album HQ, a prominent example of cricket poetry.

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Wisden Cricketers of the Year

The Wisden Cricketers of the Year are cricketers selected for the honour by the annual publication Wisden Cricketers' Almanack, based primarily on their "influence on the previous English season".

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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Wisden Cricketers' Almanack (or simply Wisden or colloquially "the Bible of Cricket") is a cricket reference book published annually in the United Kingdom.

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Woolley Colliery

Woolley Colliery is a village which lies on the border between the Barnsley and Wakefield districts in Yorkshire, England.

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Woolley, West Yorkshire

Woolley is a village and civil parish in the City of Wakefield in West Yorkshire, England.

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Worcestershire County Cricket Club

Worcestershire County Cricket Club is one of the 18 major county clubs which make up the English and Welsh domestic cricket structure, representing the historic county of Worcestershire.

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Yorkshire County Cricket Club

Yorkshire County Cricket Club represents the historic county of Yorkshire as one of the 18 major county clubs which make up the English and Welsh domestic cricket structure.

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Younis Khan

Younis Khan (Pashto, Urdu) (born 10th December 1977, Mardan, KPK is a Pakistani cricketer and former captain of the Pakistan national cricket team. He is the 3rd highest run scorer for Pakistan in Test Cricket behind Javed Miandad (8832 runs) and Inzamam Ul Haq (8830 runs). He is only the third Pakistani player to score 300 or more runs in an innings. Like Imran Khan, he is most remembered for his leadership as he led Pakistan to victory during the 2009 ICC World Twenty20. He also holds the record for most centuries by a Pakistani cricketer in test cricket. On 10 March 2010, Younis, along with another player, Mohammad Yousuf were axed by the Pakistan Cricket Board from playing for Pakistan in any format for an indefinite period, following an inquiry report which suggested that both players were involved in breaches of discipline by inciting divisions within the team. The ban was lifted three months later. Presently Younis is a key member in the ODI and Test match side. By 22 October 2014, Younis reached his 25th test match century against Australia and made his 26th century in the 2nd innings of the same test match, the highest number of centuries of a Pakistani Batsman and the only sixth Pakistani batsman to hit centuries in both innings of same test match. On 25 June 2015, Younis Khan became fifth Pakistani cricketer to play 100 test matches.

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1965–66 Ashes series

The 1965–66 Ashes series consisted of five cricket Test matches, each of five days with six hours play and eight ball overs.

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1970–71 Ashes series

The 1970–71 Ashes series consisted of seven cricket Test matches, each of five days with six hours play each day and eight ball overs.

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1979 Cricket World Cup

The 1979 Cricket World Cup (aka Prudential World Cup, 1979) was the second edition of the tournament and was won by the West Indies.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geoffrey_Boycott

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